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Margate: The Libertines and Everything Everything to headline By the Sea festival at Dreamland

By Angela Cole

The Libertines and Everything Everything will headline Dreamland's third By the Sea festival.

The announcement for the Margate festival line-up follows on from this weekend's sell-out Demon Dayz festival with Gorillaz at Dreamland.

For the first time the festival will extend to three days, being held from Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1.

By the Sea will be held at Dreamland for the third year
By the Sea will be held at Dreamland for the third year

The Libertines, with frontmen Carl Barât and Pete Doherty, will bring the event to a close, headlining on the Sunday night.

The Friday night will be headlined by Everything Everything, Ivor Novello and Mercury Prize nominees. The band play Margate as they embark on a sold-out tour.

The Libertines will headline Dreamland's By the Sea festival
The Libertines will headline Dreamland's By the Sea festival

With a string of rare yet consistently sold-out shows under their belt, Metronomy will play to an intimate crowd on the Saturday.

The festival finales will be The Libertines, who will be playing some of their iconic anthems and come to Margate as part of a tour of UK seaside towns.

A full line-up of support acts and DJs will be announced soon.

Tickets go on pre-sale for Kent residents on Wednesday, June 14 at 9am. To get tickets, click here.

Tickets go on general sale on Friday, June 16 at 9am. Single day, two-day and full weekend tickets will be available via dreamland.co.uk.

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